The San Diego Herb Guild serves professional herbalists and herb enthusiasts in the San Diego area. We aim to learn from each other, in the historic tradition of guilds, which serve to apprentice new learners with more experienced practitioners. To achieve this goal we work to coordinate meetings, marketplaces, and community outreach.
Versatile Aloe Vera Has Been Used for Thousands of Years
Most people know that aloe vera is a great natural remedy for skin issues, in particular sunburn. Its moisturizing and healing properties have made it a staple skin treatment in indigenous cultures dating back to the ancient Egyptians in the 16th century BC. Aloe vera contains both vitamins and minerals including vitamins A, B, C and E. It also contains calcium, magnesium, zinc and chromium. There are many ways to use aloe vera - topically or as a supplement in the form of juice, softgels or capsules. Read more here.